Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Researchers Find New Way to Force Stem Cells to Become Bone Cells

Imagine you have a bone fracture or a hip replacement, and you need bone to form, but you heal slowly – a common fact of life for older people. Instead of forming bone, you could form fat. Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine may have found a way to tip the scale in favor of bone formation.

Source: Bioscience Technology

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